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ERIC Number: EJ1079047
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Learning on the Fingertips: The Opportunities and Challenges of Educational Apps
Zhang, Jinlong; Liao, Boqin
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n20 p62-67 2015
Today, using spare time to learn is the key demands of mobile education field. With the characteristics of portability, educational Apps highly fit for this kind of demands, and contribute to the learning style on the fingertip, it becoming the new growth direction and growing point of mobile education. The understanding of the present situation and Prospect of educational Apps is the basis for further research on educational Apps. Based on introduction of educational Apps, this paper discussed the opportunities and challenges of educational Apps faced: mobile terminal and wireless network, the use habit of the user, mobile learning and online education market create good conditions for the development of educational Apps, at the same time, the imbalance of development, poor quality and unclear business model is the restriction factors of the development of educational Apps. This paper points out that enhance the quality, balanced development, enrich and develop market strategy is the key to make a breakthrough in the predicament, realize rapid development of educational Apps.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China